Thought Leaders as Speakers to Non-Profits
Several individuals were identified as frequent speakers on the US nonprofit conference circuit and thought leaders. The individuals ranged from specializing in nonprofit leadership and management (Beth Kanter, Dan Pallotta, and Vu Le); technology and nonprofits (Amy Neumann and Amy Sample Ward); fundraising (Gail Perry and Amy Eisenstein); nonprofit marketing and communications (Kivi Leroux Miller and Julia Campbell); and social impact (Devin Thorpe). Details regarding these individuals are provided below.
- Kanter's website can be found here.
- No references to Kanter organizing or running any industry events were found.
- Kanter's recent speaking engagements, as listed on her site, include the Facilitated Innovation Lab with Save the Children in 2018; presenting the keynote speech and conducting workshops at JCamp180 in November 2018; presenting the keynote speech and conducting workshops at a meeting of the Montana Nonprofit Association in 2018; and conducting a workshop on the culture of well-being at the Bayer Nonprofit Management Center in 2018. Kanter has not posted a list of her 2019 speaking engagements on her site.
- In addition to her blog, Kanter actively posts to her Twitter account. She has written three books and co-authored a fourth book: "The Networked Nonprofit", "Measuring the Networked Nonprofit"; "The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit"; and "The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Playbook".
- Neumann's site can be found here.
- No references to Neumann organizing or running any industry events were found.
- Neumann has recently spoken at on nonprofits leveraging blockchain technology the Blockland Solutions Conference in December 2019; was a nonprofit industry panelist at an event on women in entrepreneurship at Baldwin Wallace University in October 2019; and was the keynote speaker at the Blockchain for a Better World panel for nonprofits in October 2019.
- Neumann has a robust social media presence, including LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, and Quora. She published "Simple Acts to Change the World: 500 Ways to Make a Difference" in October 2018 and contributes to Huffpost, Thrive Global, and Forbes.
Amy Sample Ward
- Sample Ward's site can be found here.
- The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), of which Sample Ward is CEO, puts on the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC), which is next scheduled for March 24 – 26, 2020 in Baltimore, MD.
- Sample Ward previously gave the keynote at the Maryland Nonprofits' Annual Conference in October 2018; spoke at the Montana Nonprofit Association Conference in October 2018; and presented at the Grantmakers of Oregon and SW Washington Digital Equity Forum in April 2016. She maintains a list of her previous speaking engagements on her website.
- Sample Ward previously maintained a blog, but has not posted to it since 2016. She maintains accounts on Twitter and LinkedIn, and has contributed to sites such as Fast Company. Sample Ward has published two books, "Social Change Anytime Anywhere" and "Social by Social: A handbook in using social technologies for social impact".
- Perry's site can be found here.
- No references to Perry organizing or running any industry events were found.
- Perry recently spoke at the Association of Fundraising Professionals Toronto Congress in November 2019; conducted a breakout session at the North Carolina Philanthrophy Conference in August 2019; and spoke at the Practical Planned Giving Conference in September 2018. Perry maintains a list of her previous and future speaking engagements on her site.
- He maintains Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube accounts. She published "Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion Into Action" in 2007.
- Pallotta's website can be found here.
- No references to Pallotta organizing or running any industry events were found.
- Pallotta recently spoke at the Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Island's Philanthropy Day in November 2019; was the keynote speaker at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence's 2019 Annual Changemakers Conference; and gave two official TED Talks in March 2019 and May 2016.
- Pallotta maintains a personal blog, as well as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts. He has written three books: "Uncharitable" (2008); "Charity Case" (2012); and "When Your Moment Comes" (2001). Pallotta is also a contributor to media outlets such as Business Insider and the Harvard Business Review.
Kivi Leroux Miller
- Leroux Miller's site can be found here.
- No references to Leroux Miller organizing or running any industry events were found.
- Leroux Miller was the keynote speaker at the 2016 Nonprofit Storytelling Conference; ran a workshop at the 2017 Statewide Food Council Gathering; and was a speaker at the 2017 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference.
- Leroux Miller maintains a blog on nonprofit communications, as well as Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook accounts. She has written three books: "CALM not BUSY: How to Manage Your Nonprofit's Communications for Great Results" (2018); "Content Marketing for Nonprofits: A Communications Map for Engaging Your Community, Becoming a Favorite Cause, and Raising More Money" (2013); and "The Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause" (2010).
- Campbell's website can be found here.
- Campbell organizes the Nonprofit Social Media Summit, which was last held in August 2019 at Babson College.
- She has recently spoken on social media for nonprofits at NTEN's 2018 NTC conference; the 2019 NonProfit POWER conference; and Nonprofit Hub's 2019 Cause Camp.
- Campbell maintains a blog on nonprofits' use of social media, and maintains accounts on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram. She has written two books: "Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits" (2017) and the upcoming "How to Build and Mobilize A Social Media Community for Your Nonprofit in 90 Days" (to be released on February 19, 2020).
- Eisenstein's website can be found here.
- No references to Eisenstein organizing or running any industry events were found.
- Eisenstein has recently spoken at the 2019 Practical Planned Giving Conference; the 2018 Bloomerang user conference BloomCon; the 2019 Conference for Community College Advancement; and the 2019 AFP ICON conference on charitable fundraising.
- Eisenstein maintains a blog on her site and maintains social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Medium. She has written four books: "50 Asks in 50 Weeks: A Guide to Better Fundraising for Your Small Development Shop" (2017); "Major Gift Fundraising for Small Shops: How to Leverage Your Annual Fund in Only Five Hours per Week" (2014); "Raising More with Less: An Essential Fundraising Guide for Nonprofit Professionals and Board Members" (2012).
- Le's website can be found here.
- No references to Le organizing or running any industry events were found.
- Le has recently spoken at the 2019 Asia Region Anti-Trafficking Conference; the 2019 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference; and the 2018 New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits' Nonprofit Leadership Summit.
- Le has a blog on his website, and maintains social media accounts on Twitter and LinkedIn. He was a co-author of "Unicorns Unite: How nonprofits and foundations can build EPIC Partnerships" (2018) and has published articles on the websites of GuideStar and Nonprofit Quarterly.
- Thorpe's website can be found here
- No references to Thorpe organizing or running any industry events were found.
- Thorpe has recently spoken at the 2019 Montana Nonprofit Association Conference; the New York Council of Nonprofits' 2019 Annual Camp Finance; and the 2019 United Nations Civil Society Conference.
- Thorpe maintains a blog on his site, and maintains social media accounts on Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram. He has written five books: "Adding Profit by Adding Purpose: The CFO's CSR Handbook" (2016); "Crowdfunding for Social Good: Financing Your Mark on the World" (2013); "925 Ideas to Help You Save Money, Get Out of Debt and Retire A Millionaire: So You Can Leave Your Mark on the World" (2012); "Your Mark On The World: Stories of service that show us how to give more with a purpose without giving up what's most important" (2012); and "Building Wealth for Building the Kingdom: A Financial Planning Guide for Latter-day Saint Families" (2012). Thorpe is also a frequent contributor to Forbes and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Meridian Magazine.